Alex Stokes joins the WHNT News 19 team as an Interactive Reporter/Producer. The New Jersey native is thrilled to be making the Tennessee Valley her new home.

After studying History and Communications at the George Washington University, Alex went on to intern at WJW in Cleveland, Ohio. She is excited to start a new chapter here in Huntsville and looks forward to getting to know the community!

In her spare time, Alex likes to hike, sing and play golf. She is also a big foodie and is excited to try out some great southern cooking!

If you have a tip, story or just want to say hey you can reach her at alex.stokes@whnt.com.


Recent Articles
  • Russell Stover helps last minute Valentine’s Day shoppers spread the love

    ATHENS, Ala. — Russell Stover in Athens was filled with people Wednesday getting last minute gifts for that special someone. “I love this holiday,” said Phillip Schrimsher. “Anytime love is shared, anytime love is expressed, it’s a good thing. It’s a wonderful thing.” While Halloween and Christmas candies wait patiently, people flocked to empty the shelves filled with Valentine’s Day goodies. “This is our biggest holiday,” said Kimberly Daly, assistant manager at the store. Their best selling item? “Chocolate covered […]

  • Fourth annual Madison City Chess League challenge has a new home and a cool new element

    MADISON, Ala. — Life is like a game of chess. Several Madison City students are equipping themselves by playing the game. The Madison City Chess League hosted their fourth annual chess league challenge where students play Madison community leaders. These are the faces of the young men and women of our future, and we better watch out. These smart and talented elementary school students participated in the fourth annual Madison City Chess League challenge. “Chess teaches critical thinking skills that […]

  • State of NASA address focuses on the impacts of President Trump’s $19.9B budget proposal, getting ready for Mars

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – On Monday, the acting administrator for NASA visited Huntsville to deliver the annual State of NASA address. Robert Lightfoot outlined how the president’s budget proposal could impact NASA and Marshall Space Flight Center. It was broadcast for the whole country to see. President Trump’s fiscal year 2019 budget proposal provided for $19.9 billion for NASA. “I think that’s what you see in this budget. It’s a vote of confidence.” Lightfoot, a former director at MSFC, says the proposed […]

  • WHNT’s annual Tax Action Line helps over a hundred people get answers

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — With tax season in full swing, WHNT is taking action to address your tax-related questions. We partnered with the Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants (ASCPA) for the WHNT Tax Action Line. Volunteers were on hand during the three-hour event to answer your questions. This year, our team of licensed CPAs answered more than 120 phone calls from viewers with tax questions. No one looks forward to filing their taxes. but those who know the system best say preparation is […]

  • ACLU sues Alabama for not letting transgender people change their sex on their drivers licenses

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. — A lawsuit against the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency by the Americal Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Alabama was filed Tuesday morning on behalf of three transgendered individuals. The suit says Alabama restricts access to drivers licenses for transgender people by not reflecting their gender identity. The ACLU says Alabama is one of nine states that require surgery or a court order that typically requires proof of surgery, before issuing a change of gender for drivers licenses. The […]

  • Huntsville-Madison County Convention and Visitor’s Bureau is ‘spreading the love’ with annual #iHeartHsv campaign

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and the Huntsville Madison County Convention and Visitor’s Bureau (CVB) is working on ‘spreading the love’. Many are already familiar with #iHeartHsv. Huntsville officials held an event Wednesday to announce that starting February 1 through February 14 you can take your love for the city and get some love back. Those who participate in the two-week campaign have the chance to win big prizes. All you have to do is […]

  • New app aims to make filing your taxes easier and safer

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Tax season is stressful enough without the added worry of identity theft. The Alabama Department of Revenue has launched a new phone app hoping to make the process both simpler and safer for Alabama taxpayers. “We were looking for a way to protect our citizens from having a tax return filed in their name and fraudulent refunds issued. We just want to help them protect themselves,” explained Brenda Coone, the deputy commissioner of the Alabama Department of Revenue. Once downloaded, […]

  • Biggest Little Fan: Viral kid football analyst gets to meet Voice of the Crimson Tide Eli Gold

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Internet sensation Jackson Way got the chance to meet one of his idols thanks to his expert analysis of the National Championship game. Jackson’s football journey began early by learning the basics from his parents, Leigh Anne and Michael, who are now learning from him. “I know very little about football. Most of everything that you’ve heard I had no idea. I just hope people don’t think that it’s me talking because he is the one who figures all […]

  • Huntsville firefighters respond to house fire on South Memorial Parkway

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Fire crews responded to a fire in south Huntsville Wednesday afternoon. Five units were on the scene of a duplex on South Memorial Parkway. According to authorities, there were no injuries. The cause of the fire is unknown at this time.

  • 10-year-old “sports analyst” meets the voice of the Crimson Tide, Eli Gold

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Internet sensation Jackson Way got the chance to meet one of his idols thanks to his expert analysis of the National Championship game. Jackson’s football journey began early by learning the basics from his parents, Leigh Anne and Michael, who are now learning from him. “I know very little about football. Most of everything that you’ve heard I had no idea. I just hope people don’t think that it’s me talking because he is the one who figures all […]

  • What will and won’t be affected by the government shutdown

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — As we approach Monday with Republicans and Democrats still trying to agree on a solution to the shutdown, many are wondering what will be open and what will be closed — and for how long. The last government shutdown in 2013 lasted 16 days. At its peak, the Office of Management and Budget reported about 850,000 federal workers were sent home per day and services slowed to crawl. Depending on how long the government shutdown lasts, we could see […]

  • Athens Limestone MLK celebration celebrates students and a hopeful future

    ATHENS, Ala. — Celebrations were held in northern Alabama to honor the life and legacy of civil right’s hero, Martin Luther King Jr. Many attended a march and program celebrating student’s work at the Athens-Limestone Martin Luther King Jr. holiday celebration on Monday morning. Echoes of our nation’s past were heard through the streets of Athens as people of all backgrounds marched near the Limestone County Courthouse. The day’s events commemorated the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr […]